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Reviews the military highlights of World War II, focusing on America's role in meeting the U-boat challenge, in supporting the Allied troops in North Africa, Italy, and France, and in breaking down the Japanese resistance in the Pacific Topics: US Navy, United States-History-1933-1945., World War, 1939-1945-Campaigns, Television
Created in 1954 by General Electric, "The Atom Goes To Sea" shows the peaceful use of the atom -- used in a nuclear reactor to create power. Ironically, the initial use of this reactor will be aboard a ship of war -- the submarine USS Nautilus (completed in 1955). This film explains how an atomic powered submarine operates and contains scenes at the National Reactor Test Site in Arco, Idaho, the Knolls Atomic Power Laboratory in Schenectady and the submarine reactor test site at... Topics: Submarine, General Electric, New London, USS Nautilus, Knolls Atomic Power Laboratory, Nuclear...